Tag:U.S. Supreme Court

Biden’s SCOTUS Commision Releases Findings

The report takes a middle-line stance on all the reforms but did note “bi-partisan support” for 18-year term limits.

Survey Reveals Falling Trust in Courts, Growing Support for Remote Proceedings

A recent survey from the National Center for State Courts shows public trust in state courts and other government institutions has fallen.

SCOTUS Grants Cert to Colorado Case on Court of Indian Offenses and Fifth Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Colorado case over the Fifth Amendment, the Court of Indian Offenses and federal courts.

Voting rights: a fundamental right worth protecting?

CU Associate Professor of Law Doug Spencer discussed how the right to vote is being infringed upon in a virtual event on Monday.

Former State AG Gale Norton Joins 17 Former AGs in Support of “Keep Nine” Amendment

Gale Norton, Colorado’s first female attorney general, joined 17 other former state AGs in a letter supporting the “Keep Nine” Amendment which would cap the number of Supreme Court justices at nine.

Colorado Joins Coalition Supporting DOJ’s Lawsuit Against Texas Abortion Ban

AG Phil Weiser joined 24 state attorneys generals from across America in filing a support brief for a DOJ challenge to a Texas abortion law.

Supreme Court Declines to Block Texas Heartbeat Act in Blow to Abortion Access

The Supreme Court, in a narrow, late-night vote on Wednesday, rejected a request to block Texas’ restrictive new abortion law.

Texas Law Allowing Abortion Opponents to Sue Healthcare Providers Takes Effect as Supreme Court Stays Silent

A Texas law that deputizes private citizens to enforce a state ban on post-fetal heartbeat abortions has gone into effect.